Microsoft Office 365 – SSL Installation

Like the majority of server systems you will install your SSL certificate on the same server where your Certificate Signing Request (CSR) was created. This is because your private key will always be left on the server system where the CSR was originally created. With Microsoft systems the private key is hidden away and will only appear once the CSR request has been completed. Your SSL certificate will not work without this private key file. We will assume that this is the original system. To install your SSL certificate on Office 365 using IIS perform the following. Step 1: Picking up your SSL Certificate: If you had the option of server type during enrollment and selected IIS you will receive a pkcs#7/.p7b […]

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Microsoft Office 365 – CSR Instructions

To generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) for Office 365 you will need to create a key pair for your server the public key and private key. These two items are a digital certificate key pair and cannot be separated. On Windows type systems PFX/PKCS12 requests are made, and are stored on the system. The private key will remain hidden on the windows system where the CSR request is made. To generate the CSR Information Services (IIS) Manager is used. To generate a CSR for Office 365 using IIS perform the following. Step 1: Generating your CSR: Choose Start > Administrative Tools > Internet Information Services (IIS) Manager. In the IIS Manager on the left, select your server name. In the […]

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